Exploring World War I through the lens of a historic journal
By John Waller, PhD | Posted on 12 September 2014
Endeavour occupies an important niche in the history of science, technology and medicine. The journal publishes historical research for an audience that spans the disciplines of the humanities, social sciences, and the natural and physical sciences. It attracts this wide readership because its articles score highly on relevance and readability and low on jargon and obscurantism. The five papers that make up the June issue focus on science, medicine and technology during World War I and exemplify everything that makes Endeavour so distinctive. They are written by experts who convey their research in an accessible manner, they illustrate the enormous power the past exerts over the present, and they are skillfully written and beautifully illustrated. ...